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    I would leave it as wide as you can. I made some...

    I would leave it as wide as you can. I made some of these to sit in while hunting, I originally made them more narrow and not real wide and it wasn't comfortable. It's nice to have the extra width to...
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    I have an 11' single layer Thunderbird with 1.6...

    I have an 11' single layer Thunderbird with 1.6 HyperD, I love this hammock although it is a little heavy compared to some others. Mine comes in at 26.1oz with the bugnet and no overcover, although...
  3. Seems about right then, on their website the...

    Seems about right then, on their website the weight they give must be without the stuff sack.
  4. How much does your Winter Palace weigh?

    I recently received my new Winter Palace! It is green with an 11' ridgeline and I got the cuben sleeve to go with it, even though I haven't set it up yet, it still looks awesome! I was wondering what...
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    Just received my shipping notice!!! Ordered my...

    Just received my shipping notice!!! Ordered my Winter Palace on 3/7 and got shipping notice yesterday 3/30.
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    I ordered a 40 Burrow on 3/10, received a...

    I ordered a 40 Burrow on 3/10, received a shipping notice yesterday 3/21 should be delivered 3/23!
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    This is probably the best resource for hammock...

    This is probably the best resource for hammock info there is, let's go ahead and make a distinction between the two and call it law!!!
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    Go with some 12' tree straps to start and you can...

    Go with some 12' tree straps to start and you can always cut them down when you figure out the sweet spot!
  9. FS: Payment received. You bet!

    Payment received. You bet!
  10. FS: Sold! Pending funds.

    Sold! Pending funds.
  11. FS: Correct!

    Correct!
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    Thank you! So it won't be as painful of a wait as...

    Thank you! So it won't be as painful of a wait as I thought it would be!
  13. FS: Hammock Gear 12' camouflage standard cuben fiber tarp w/doors

    I have a 12' Hammock Gear standard cuben fiber tarp with doors for sale. This tarp is camouflage, comes with a camo one piece cuben sleeve also from Hammock Gear, and the original stuff sack, it also...
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    Tarp wait times?

    Does anyone know what the lead times on the cuben tarps are right now? I'm thinking of ordering a Winter Palace.
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    Thanks Papa I think I'll just stick with the...

    Thanks Papa
    I think I'll just stick with the .9oz then.
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    I just ordered one of these in the 1oz Robic...

    I just ordered one of these in the 1oz Robic charcoal gray with blue accents! This will be my lightweight spring/summer hammock. It might not be much of a weight difference but is the bug netting...
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    Do you think I should be worried about...

    Do you think I should be worried about this?126319126320126321 I noticed this today along with a couple little pin holes. Its right about where my butt/belt line would be, I don't know if I sat in it...
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    Just placed an order for 4yds of charcoal with...

    Just placed an order for 4yds of charcoal with spectra yellow thread! I had to do it...I'm in the process of making a new hammock stand...I couldn't put an old hammock on a new stand...right? Makes...
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    I am going to build one of these...

    I am going to build one of these http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/114799-super-simple-strong-fairly-cheap-very-quick-bipod-style-stand
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    I have a turtledog stand and I string my tarp up...

    I have a turtledog stand and I string my tarp up to an eyebolt on each end of the ridgepole. My tarp goes over top of the ridgepole and with the eyebolts sticking up an inch or so the tarp doesn't...
  21. Anyone have any more pictures of your builds...

    Anyone have any more pictures of your builds using these? I just saw this thread and ordered some. I would like to get some more ideas on how you tweaked your designs!
  22. I have a 12' standard with doors. I think the...

    I have a 12' standard with doors. I think the coverage is great, but...if I were to do it again I would go with the winter palace. My reasoning for this is you can still have headroom to stand while...
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    I use a trash compactor bag now, but I had some...

    I use a trash compactor bag now, but I had some dry bags that I got at Walmart that worked really well and they were cheap. They came in a variety pack of different sizes so I had to get two packs...
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    Excellent! Hope your testing goes well, looking...

    Excellent! Hope your testing goes well, looking forward to hearing from you!
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    Thanks, this will help with my planning!

    Thanks, this will help with my planning!
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    Lehigh Gap to Port Clinton

    I'm planning a 3 day trip on the AT from Lehigh Gap to Port Clinton around the middle of October. Has anyone been through here recently that can give a heads up on spring locations or any other info...
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    Ok, I did what Dutch suggested and bent the wing...

    Ok, I did what Dutch suggested and bent the wing down and still had some slippage when pulled tight. I then put the wasp on rigged up the same and had no slippage. I think the channel is just a...
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    Line loc 3's for tarp ridge line?

    Has anyone used the Lineloc 3's for your tarp ridgeline? I am just trying different things out and have been using these for all the corner guy outs on my tarp and I thought why not use them for the...
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    Have you looked at any of Dutch's stuff at...

    Have you looked at any of Dutch's stuff at www.dutchwaregear.com. He has some hammocks that are really light and he is great to deal with!
  30. I know its hard to pull the trigger sight unseen,...

    I know its hard to pull the trigger sight unseen, but Dream Hammocks website is fantastic for being able to look at all the other orders and combos that can be done. You would not be disappointed...
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    I will try this, the gap does look bigger than on...

    I will try this, the gap does look bigger than on the wasp or flyz I have. I love how tiny these things are! Thanks everyone for the help. I will try it out this weekend and report back!
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    Do your fleaz slip?

    I bought some fleaz to use on my tarp and they kept slipping. I'm not sure if I'm doing something wrong. I have 1.75 lash it on each end with a Ti Dutch hook to clip around tree. Then I have my fleaz...
  33. I have a 12' standard with doors in camo, I've...

    I have a 12' standard with doors in camo, I've only slept under it once since I got it in June, but I have set it up a number of times. The coverage is awesome! Honestly this tarp is only a couple...
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    I ordered a 20 Burrow and Incubator on 8/17 and...

    I ordered a 20 Burrow and Incubator on 8/17 and just received shipping notice today. Should be here on 9/3!
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    Good call on the inclinometer on the compass I...

    Good call on the inclinometer on the compass I didn't realize that was there. I've been using the iHandy level app and it works well. I tried the Hangle and didn't really like it. It didn't seem to...
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    Funny....your post makes me want to drink...

    Funny....your post makes me want to drink scotch!!!
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    I'm really hoping to make it here this fall!

    I'm really hoping to make it here this fall!
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    Just purchased two new quilts!

    Well I've been wanting to for a while, and the fall/winter is fast approaching, so I placed an order for two quilts. One 20 Burrow with woodland camo outer and bright yellow inner, and one 20...
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    I have the Thunderbird. I've only had it since...

    I have the Thunderbird. I've only had it since this spring so I haven't even had the chance to see if I'll use the overcover or not. My thoughts when purchasing were--if I want to set this up as a...
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    Oops, after rereading your post I guess you did...

    Oops, after rereading your post I guess you did say less than 10 minutes, so you were right!!!
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    Sorry OCDave you were wrong, it didn't even take...

    Sorry OCDave you were wrong, it didn't even take 10 minutes of crumpling to make it soft and much quieter! As for the white, I tried spray paint, not sure how it will stand up but I gave it a shot...
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    +1-This is what I do!

    +1-This is what I do!
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    Haven't tried this yet, but I will. Thanks!

    Haven't tried this yet, but I will. Thanks!
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    Tyvek too noisy!

    I had a nice little overnight trip with my son this past Thursday-Friday to the Loyalsock State Forest Ketchum Run area. I took along some Tyvek to try as a ground sheet as I've seen and read a lot...
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    So its best to go with the camo webbing if using...

    So its best to go with the camo webbing if using it for a complete one piece suspension?
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    Ti cinch buckles and Kevlar webbing

    Do the Ti cinch buckles work well with the Kevlar webbing? I'm looking to change my suspension and would like to go this route. Also do the 10 foot sections of Kevlar webbing on the website come with...
  47. Randy and Deanna make some great hammocks! I have...

    Randy and Deanna make some great hammocks! I have a Thunderbird but if I were to get another one, which I will at some point, it will probably be either a Roaming Gnome or a Darien. The Roaming Gnome...
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    How about just putting doors on one end? Or just...

    How about just putting doors on one end? Or just put one door on one end, then your kilt won't have as much space to span to close the gap.
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    I really like this idea for the backyard! Did you...

    I really like this idea for the backyard! Did you put your sleeves in straight up and down or did you angle them away from each other sort of like a "Y" in case they started to lean together?
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    I don't have one so I don't know, but is there a...

    I don't have one so I don't know, but is there a way to put pull outs on a fronkey style net and stake the sides out away from the hammock? Other than that or some kind of pole mod to space it out, I...
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